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2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Why Chinese Smartphone Makers Are Going Global

Chinese smartphone makers are increasing their presence in the global market. This year, we've already seen Lenovo Group and Huawei Technologies gain global market share, posing a threat to market leader Samsung Electronics Coolpad , a smartphone maker based in Shenzhen, plans to spend millions of dollars this year to promote its brand in Southeast ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Lenovo, Huawei Technologies, Oil & Gas, Samsung, Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics

Wed Aug 20, 2014

NewsOK.com

Kansas files complaint against Westar Energy

Kansas regulators have filed a complaint against Westar Energy Inc., alleging the utility is charging unjust and unreasonable electric transmission rates.

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Related Topix: Westar Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Canada.com

Man arrested after weeklong robbery spree

A Calgary man has been charged with multiple counts of robbery after a weeklong crime spree spanning gas stations, liquor stores, a bank and a pharmacy.

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Related Topix: Canada, PetroCanada, Oil & Gas

NewsCenter 25

Power failure leads to raw sewage in Flint River

Michigan authorities say that Flint is discharging raw sewage into the Flint River because a municipal pump station lost electrical service.

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Related Topix: Flint, MI, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, CMS Energy, Autos

Reuters

Canada's Couche-Tard makes short-list in $16 billion Sinopec unit sale: sources

Canadian retailer Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc and China's Tencent Holdings Ltd are among suitors short-listed to buy a $16 billion minority stake in China's Sinopec Sales, the world's largest fuel retail network, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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Related Topix: Alimentation CoucheTard, Retail, Real Estate, Equity Inns, China Petroleum and Chemical, Oil & Gas

CBS Local

NC Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Coal Ash Measure

State House and Senate leaders said Tuesday that lawmakers have reached a compromise on legislation to make Duke Energy curb pollution from its 33 coal ash dumps across North Carolina.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, North Carolina, Eden, NC, Henderson, NC

Connecticut Post

First Reserve's American Energy sinks $2.5 billion into Texas oil fields

A Greenwich private equity firm is expanding its presence in the energy sector after agreeing to buy 63,000 acres in the southern Permian Basin in Texas for $2.5 billion.

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Related Topix: Texas, Chesapeake Energy, Oil & Gas

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Yahoo!

Woodside posts jump in profit to $US1.1b

Woodside Petroleum has increased half-year net profit by 27 per cent and says it is confident about gas demand despite a large number of new projects coming online.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Woodside Petroleum

WSFA-TV Montgomery

Authorities identify 2 killed in Tuscaloosa County helicopter crash

According to the Chief Deputy Ron Abernathy with the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, the helicopter crashed near Watermelon Road and Blue Creek Road on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa County, AL, Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama Power, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

WHNT-TV Huntsville

2 dead in helicopter crash near Tuscaloosa

TV reports the two died when the aircraft went down about 20 miles northeast of Tuscaloosa, Alabama on Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Tuscaloosa, AL, Alabama Power

NewsOK.com

Pa. fines gas driller for losing control of well

State environmental regulators have fined a gas drilling company for allowing natural gas to escape a well in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Cabot Oil and Gas, Oil & Gas, Susquehanna County, PA

Business Journal

Pepco and Exelon promise jobs, fewer outages and 'customer...

Chicago-based Exelon Corp. has agreed to pay $6.8 billion for Pepco Holdings Inc., a major power provider in the D.C. region.

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Related Topix: Pepco Holdings, Omnium, Exelon, New Jersey

Business Journal

Duke Energy spills fuel oil into Ohio River

Duke Energy accidentally spilled 5,000 to 8,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Ohio River during refueling for its W.C. Beckjord Station on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Duke Energy, US Coast Guard, US News

Sunherald.com

Michigan man critically hurt at Hank Williams show

According to the Oakland County sheriff's office, the 15-year-old boy shoved the 55-year-old Westland man on DTE Energy Music Theatre's concourse Sunday night.

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Related Topix: Oakland County, MI, DTE Energy

ABC News

PG&E Pleads Not Guilty to Charges in Deadly Blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Brandon Sun

Most actively traded companies on the TSX

Mercator Minerals Ltd. . Miner. Down 2.5 cents, or 41.67 per cent, to 3.5 cents on 9.3 million shares.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked rancorous protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)

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Related Topix: Missouri, Pacific Gas and Electric, World News, Ukraine,

WVEC-TV Norfolk

PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in gas blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Explosion

Inside Bay Area

PG&E pleads not guilty to criminal charges in San Bruno explosion case

PG&E pleaded not guilty on Monday to a new federal criminal indictment on an array of felony charges connected to a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno that could lead to a fine of up to $1.13 billion.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KAUZ

Kurdish military says it controls Iraq's Mosul Dam

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area... Pacific Gas & Electric Co.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords

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